CAT Review of the U.S.

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Wed Nov 12, 2014 - 5:00am EST to Thu Nov 13, 2014 - 5:00am EST
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Tremendous progress was made at the CAT review! To see what happened, take a look at the review album by clicking the photo below or check out the story board page.

The U.S. Government review under the Convention Against Torture (background info) took place in Geneva on November 12 and 13, with related events throughout that week. Below you'll find links to relevant news stories, blog posts, images, etc.  

To see what happened on social media, search for #EndTorture or #UNCAT.

Watch the webcast recording of the formal review sessions on this UN site:

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News Specific to Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr.


We Charge Genocide video blog series
Eric Tars (Ntl. Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty) video blog series
USHRN blog posts
Other blog posts


Check out USHRN's CAT Review Flickr folder. You can also find some great images on Twitter by looking through @USHRN's feed.


USHRN's CAT webpage

Overview of CAT  - a blog post from the Human Rights at Home blog

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